A 18-year-old female asked:

I was wondering if what i have is a yeast infection. the vagina area itches and burns like if it's a cut. it's a bit swollen and the discomfort is big?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: It would be good to have a MD examine the area for confirmation and treatment if OTC meds don't work.
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